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'Windows To Go' Device Wins Federal Cryptographic Certification
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, the Imation IronKey portable USB-based workspace becomes a mobility option for both civilian and military agencies.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Military E-Health Record Project Falls Short
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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Veterans Affairs and Defense Department EHR plan lacks critical cost data needed to fund and guide effort, GAO says.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/9/2014
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5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
Brian Burns, Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense
Commentary
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
By Brian Burns Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense, 7/9/2014
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Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
News
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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Accenture Unit Will Update VA's EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
VistA Core modernization and modularization will prepare the Veterans Administration's electronic health records system for the future.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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3 Myths Of Police Data Integration, Debunked
Wai-Ming Yu, Partner, Accenture
Commentary
Databases that don't talk to each other are hurting law enforcement: If police can't connect the dots across state lines, bad guys can get away. Data integration is key.
By Wai-Ming Yu & Jody Weis , 7/3/2014
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DARPA Robotics Challenge Gets Tougher
Patience Wait,
News
Robots competing in DARPA's disaster relief test must show some autonomy, will face surprise challenge.
By Patience Wait , 6/27/2014
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Commerce Dept. Partners With Private Sector On Open Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Commerce Department uses meetings with private sector to improve its open data infrastructure.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/27/2014
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Open And Social: New Path For Government Agencies
Rob Howard, Founder & CTO, Zimbra
Commentary
Agencies such as DoD are adopting social business, digital technologies, and open standards in surprising ways.
By Rob Howard Founder & CTO, Zimbra, 6/27/2014
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Lockheed Consolidates DISA Network Centers
Patience Wait,
News
Defense tech firm plans to streamline DISA's global network by closing two European operations and technology centers.
By Patience Wait , 6/26/2014
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Cloud Improves SEC's Bottom Line
Henry Kenyon,
News
Move to cloud helps Securities and Exchange Commission collect, analyze, and report on financial data more efficiently.
By Henry Kenyon , 6/25/2014
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Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Supreme Court rules that Aereo's scheme for delivering broadcast TV over the Internet violates copyright law; legality of cloud storage and other services remains unresolved.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 6/25/2014
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Sensitive Data Protection Bedevils IT Security Pros
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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Most organizations don't know where their sensitive structured or unstructured data resides, says new Ponemon study.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/24/2014
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Aereo Vs. Broadcasters: 5 Questions For Supreme Court
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Should accessing an antenna and a DVR through the cloud be treated as any different under the law than doing so in your own home?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/23/2014
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Phishing Scam Targeted 75 US Airports
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Major cyberattack carried out in 2013 by an undisclosed nation-state sought to breach US commercial aviation networks, says Center for Internet Security report.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/23/2014
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Supreme Court Toughens Business Process Patent Test
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
Unanimous ruling says that an "abstract idea" isn't patent-eligible just because computers are used to apply it.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 6/20/2014
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Agriculture Dept. Turns To SDN
Richard W. Walker,
News
USDA's National Information Technology Center adopts software-defined networking in quest for "faster, better, cheaper" cloud services.
By Richard W. Walker , 6/19/2014
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